Director of Catholic Education South Australia

Closing Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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The Archdiocese of Adelaide is seeking to appoint a Director of Catholic Education. The Director will provide inspiring leadership to this long established education system of 103 schools and 46,000 students.

The Director of Catholic Education SA leads a team of 8,000 school staff across the Archdiocese of Adelaide and works in collaboration with the Diocese of Port Pirie. The Director also has executive management of the Catholic Education Office and its services to schools.

The successful applicant will be responsible to the Archbishop of Adelaide and will be appointed as a Chancellor in the Archdiocese of Adelaide and Executive Officer of the South Australian Commission for Catholic Schools. Membership of cross sector, state and national bodies, including the National Catholic Education Commission, is a part of the role.

In making this appointment, the Archdiocese is seeking an exceptional educational leader and outstanding executive manager who can demonstrate the following set of attributes:

  • A commitment to the Catholic ethos, deep faith formation, values and standards
  • Energy, initiative and vision for quality educational outcomes for all students
  • The ability to implement a range of significant strategic initiatives efficiently and effectively
  • A commitment to engage schools and the education system integrally in the renewal and mission of the Archdiocese.
  • A strong set of financial, enterprise, human resource and property management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills and the ability to liaise professionally with clergy and religious, principals, parents, students, other diocesan groups and governments.

For more information about this position please contact Majella Jovanovich, Manager, Human Resources on 08 8210 8285 or by email at

Closing Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Employment with the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide is conditional upon a successful Police Clearance and successful Reference Checks.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Child Safe Organization.

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Administrative Assistant to the Bishop for Pastoral Ministry

Diocese of Port Pirie

The applicant would need the appropriate experience and ability to coordinate and organise the various pastoral ministries of the diocese – Diocesan Assembly, Diocesan Pastoral Councils, In-Service Seminars, etc. This is a permanent part-time position, three days a week. Further information available on the diocesan website at

Applications including a current CV should be emailed to or posted to: Bishop of the Diocese of Port Pirie, PO Box 1206, Port Pirie SA 5540

Applications close Friday, March 31, 2017

Parish Secretary – Albert Park/Pennington Parish

Part-time 20 hours per week

The Albert Park/Pennington Parish, invites applicants from suitably qualified persons interested in taking on the role of Parish Secretary. The position is offered on a part time basis of 20 hours per week.

Initial enquiries can be made by contacting the Parish Priest, Father Tony Densley at

For further information and a Position Description, please contact the Business Manager, Mark Wise on 8268-8116 or